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20 lessons for 20 years - What is a private members bill? Part 1

Key stage 3 (ages 11-14) • Politics, Parliament & Government • Lesson and support materials

What is a Private Members Bill? Part 1

Split into two one hour lesson parts, students consider lawmaking, the importance of having laws and the role that the House of Lords play in making and shaping law, students will hear from Lord Knight discussing the background and rationale to his Education (Environment and Sustainable Citizenship Bill).

This lesson is part of our 20 Lessons for 20 Years collection celebrating the fantastic work that is carried out every day in our Citizenship community of teachers.  Our teachers have shared their favourite lessons that encompass the knowledge, skills and understanding pupils develop through Citizenship education.